... was unavailable. I was finally forced to find my first babysitter. She came highly recommended by friends... they keep lists of people who have taken a babysitter-training course," says Tracy Sawicki, senior director..., okay, this is a job and it's time to check in." It's also crucial that your babysitter know first aid...
Your baby begins as a tiny cluster of cells, but during the nine-month process of pregnancy she becomes an amazing baby with facial features, a beating heart and kicking legs. Find out what's happening with baby's development week by week.
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...What's you most embarrassing babysitter experience? "An unexpected business meeting forced my... husband and me to leave our toddler with a last-minute babysitter. Since she came with the recommendation... friend. We were mortified."
--Tia Sebetta, San Jose, CA "Our babysitter arrived one summer evening, and I...
In-home care, in which your child's caretaker comes to your home, is in many ways the most convenient for parents. In-home sitters range from trained nannies, who may have training in child development and first aid, to women who, although not trained formally, have had many years' experience caring for children, including their own. Or you might opt for an au pair, a young person, usually a woman in her early twenties, often from abroad, who lives with your family.